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Brazil leads in ransomware attacks

New research by Trend Micro identifies the United States and Brazil as the two most targeted countries when it comes to ransomware attacks. In Q1 of this year, the US accounted for 11,06% of all ransomware attacks and Brazil for 10,64%. The US and Brazil are followed by India, Vietnam and Turkey.

The study distinguishes between ransomware campaigns that are distributed via email, URLs, and files. The top 3 countries for email-based ransomware attacks are China, the US and Brazil.

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